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advisers talked of their belief that it was time for an ipod government. obama is a technology addict. he checks his ipad before going to sleep. he fought the u.s. secret service bureaucracy for the right. smartphone. he is the first president truly at home in the digital age. that put him in a unique position to pull the federal government into the digital age two. he would restore america's faith in the public sector to do things well. after he got to the white house, he tried to deliver on his promise. effortrked on a massive to open up government data. he set up an online dashboard for transparency on i.t.. he was over budget and off schedule. this provides the name, e-mail, and phone number. to date, the site has gotten 78 million hits. to obama, this is part of the core work of rescuing the idea that government can solve core problems. afforded because of the technological -- thwarted because technology has not reached parts of our government. thatpeople will tell you their kids have better technology in their backpacks and bedrooms than they have in their desks at work. the online
are getting mad at the united states is because we have the technology and they are jealous. if they're the same technology they would be doing the same thing to us. most of the people and united states to claim this is a christian nation, than most christians need to surrender their life to god and they would need to worry about anything that were doing in the dark because it is going to come to the light anyway. host: so, terry, you don't think other countries have the technology just by and us as well? they have technology but they don't have what the united states has, that is why we are number one. " has a york times. follow-up on syria. is on ourmaryland, he independent line from woodbine, maryland. hello. question, answer your first of all, i do agree with it or it to the government steered to us, we judge other governments. i think the people of the country, people of the united states, germany, france, the citizen would take it bad when they hear about it. the fact of the matter is that the government does it and we all know that they do it. notbenefits to have it are alway
to the technology. it used to be a scanner is all you had. now it is on a global magnitude. what are they intended to target somebody, i believe that comes under the fisa court. to fact they listen something is basically because they can. it would be physically impossible to analyze, to the degree that people think it is being analyzed, all of that data. on the other story, which has been echoed on collars and other things, i am one of those that is skeptical that the president did not know about this. go back to fast and furious, benghazi, the irs, it is almost like he has the sergeant schultz of "i know nothing." dianne feinstein is time to provide cover to support that idea. i find it hard to believe the commander-in-chief knew nothing about this. it does not make any sense. it does not pass the smell test. it will all come out in the end. i think. i don't know. congress doesn't seem to be doing much of anything, especially when it comes to this. and we are going to come up with something new. thank you, c-span, you do a wonderful job. are you going to be watching the hearing? i'm retired, i am
: with the technology that we have for scanning at grocery stores, has there been discussions for the sake of nutrition and savings -- using that technology to weed out certain products from running through the chills in this program -- through the tills in this program? guard i am one to individual rights and privacy, so i am careful about that thing -- that kind of thing. it is a public program, so we have to make sure that there is a reasonable, commonsense rule. that is something that we have to work on and are working on in terms of the food stamp program. will benator hoeven gathering with his other conferees to hash out their differences on this farm bill. we will have coverage on c- span.org. senator, thanks for your time. guest: good to be with you. host: let me remind our viewers --kathleen sebelius is giving her opening statement. the system has been strengthened with double the size of servers, software that is better optimized, and a high- capacity physical database. referred to outages this weekend and again yesterday. if you readest that it isatement of verizon, the verizon server that f
and state and local law-enforcement to make sure , to it is more seamless take advantage of technology while at the same time protecting privacy and civil liberties. this is what the congress and the intelligence community is trying to figure out. host: if i'm in the nsa and i heard what jeremy herb told me about the efforts in congress, legislatively, what is my reaction? that the nsak reaction is probably let's not over correct because of some of the issues that edward snowden has been able to put out. their mission lately has been to try to make the american people more aware of the terrorist plots that have been foiled because of their action. over theseen red chili summer and even this week general alexander and director clapper be more forthright over the plot that have been foiled third if you count europe, it gets into the couple dozen area. that is something we have to be able to put out there to give reassurance to people like your that the intelligence community are doing all they can to protect us from international terrorism. host: our guest, michael allen, managing director of
industrial average but it includes tech companies like cisco and ibm. qualifies as the nexus of technology and finance. old industrial complex and ge, all of the above. it's a perspective. on the other question, it's a very, very, very good point. you notice chairman bernanke gave testimony in may, late may, where he flicked at this idea of tapering some of the quantitative easing, some of the extraordinary stimulus on the order of $85 billion a month of purchases of treasury and mortgage securities that have been piled on in addition to keeping zero interest rates since december of 2008. that's the fed's traditional lever of monetary policy. when they suggested to taper, the experience in volatility, everybody started to worry about higher interest rates. in the end, the economy wasn't strong enough, especially with the federal reserve with transition from bernanke to janet yellen for them to take away the stimulus. it's worrisome, we're not talking about increasing interest rates. we're talking about them pulling away some of the emergency -- there's quantitative easing one, quantitative
are investments in infrastructure, education, science, and technology. when you add in the interest of the public debt, two thirds of the budget is medicare, medicaid, and social security. is and where the money that is where we going to make progress in the future. host: we will go to carl in chicago, illinois on our line for democrats. caller: good morning. you are just saying something about a balance between spending and revenue. i think you have it wrong. this is where the problem is. in 2000, we had a balanced budget. republicans chose to take all of the surplus and have tax cuts. they say that we could have a war. they said it would not cost us a dime. it cost us $1 trillion. then we also had the recession. americans lost three percent of their net worth. we lost gdp. this probably comes to maybe about a couple trillion dollars. this is not about the entitlements. not that they cannot be reforms. our principal problem is because we did not raise the taxes to pay for these things. it is not because we were spending too much. you cannot buy a yacht and take six months off of work. those were
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